An Oddly Shaped Body
Ugh. More shopping today. You may think that I spend money like Paris Hilton, but really, I shop more than I spend. I guess that warrants some explanation. The problem, you see, is that I?m not a very big person. I?m five foot nothing and weigh about 110 pounds. Needless to say, I wear petites. The problem is that in most petite sections there are clothes that are labeled ?petite? but that are really just ?fake petite?. I found a great suit today, but the skirt, whose hemline should have fallen at my knee, landed about mid-calf. I looked ridiculous.
Now, honestly, I have to have most pants altered. It?s just the way it is. No one makes pants that are the length I need them to be. But it?s only about six bucks for my guy to do the work. So if I?m spending thirty on a pair of pants, I?m not that upset about spending another six on alterations. What I refuse to do, though, is buy an eighty-dollar suit and have the whole thing altered because even though it says ?petite? it isn?t. F that noise. For eighty bucks, the suit should fit.
Sometimes I feel like writing a letter to all the designers out there. Dear Designers, I don?t know if you?re aware, but there are short people in this world. Yes! That?s right! Not everyone is tall and thin. Also, and this might come as a shock, these short people? Need to be clothed. Crazy, right? But, no, really. It?s true, I swear. So, the next time you?re designing something, maybe you could do all us short people a favor and make one for of us, too. That?d be swell. Love, The Petites of the World.
So, yeah, I went shopping today and bought almost nothing because nothing fit my oddly shaped body.
P.S. Thanks for all the comments on the hair-dryer problem. I decided to try walking away and letting the bathroom air out a little before going back in to do the drying. So far, so good.